100 Bible Verses About Money and Finance

by Gily Tenorio on July 7, 2012

in Bible and Money


I am a firm believer that the Bible has given to us to teach us what to do in our life. It has been the standard I have obeyed in my life since I became Christian. Sometimes, I’m writing topics related to what the Bible is teaching about money and finance. Here’s the reason why.

There are many lessons and wisdom that you can get from the Bible about money, work, business and finance. I have read the Book of Proverbs two months ago and I have noticed that it is full of wisdom about money, finance, relationship and work.

In this post, I would like to make a list about 100 most famous Bible verses about money and finance. I hope you will enjoy this one. Please keep on reading! All of the verses mentioned here comes from the New International Version (1984) of the Bible.

1. Deuteronomy 15:6

For the LORD your God will bless you as he has promised, and you will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. You will rule over many nations but none will rule over you.

2. Proverbs 6:6-8

Go to the ant, you sluggard;
consider its ways and be wise!
It has no commander,
no overseer or ruler,
yet it stores its provisions in summer
and gathers its food at harvest.

3. 1 Timothy 6:10

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evil. Some people, eager for money, have wandered from the faith and pierced themselves with many griefs.

4. Matthew 6:19-21

19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. 20 But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. 21 For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

5. Proverbs 8:19

My fruit is better than fine gold;
what I yield surpasses choice silver.

6. Proverbs 10:4

Lazy hands make a man poor,
but diligent hands bring wealth.

7. Malachi 3:10

Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house. Test me in this,” says the LORD Almighty, “and see if I will not throw open the floodgates of heaven and pour out so much blessing that you will not have room enough for it.

8. Matthew 6:2

“So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and on the streets, to be honored by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.

9. Proverbs 8:10-11

10Choose my instruction instead of silver,
knowledge rather than choice gold,
11for wisdom is more precious than rubies,
and nothing you desire can compare with her.

10. Proverbs 10:22

The blessing of the LORD brings wealth, and he adds no trouble to it.

11. Matthew 22:21

“Caesar’s,” they replied.

Then he said to them, “Give to Caesar what is Caesar’s, and to God what is God’s.”

12. Genesis 37:28

So when the Midianite merchants came by, his brothers pulled Joseph up out of the cistern and sold him for twenty shekels of silver to the Ishmaelites, who took him to Egypt.

13. Proverbs 11:1

The Lord abhors dishonest scales,
but accurate weights are his delight.

14. Genesis 24:35

The Lord has blessed my master abundantly, and he has become wealthy. He has given him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, menservants and maidservants, and camels and donkeys.

15. Proverbs 8:21

bestowing wealth on those who love me
and making their treasuries full.

16. 2 Chronicles 25:9

Amaziah asked the man of God, “But what about the hundred talents I paid for these Israelite troops?” The man of God replied, “The LORD can give you much more than that.”

17. Proverbs 14:24

The wealth of the wise is their crown, but the folly of fools yields folly.

18. Deuteronomy 28:11

The LORD will grant you abundant prosperity-in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your ground-in the land he swore to your forefathers to give you.

19. Proverbs 11:18

The wicked man earns deceptive wages,
but he who sows righteousness reaps a sure reward.

20. Deuteronomy 26:10

and now I bring the firstfruits of the soil that you, O LORD, have given me.” Place the basket before the LORD your God and bow down before him.

21. Proverbs 11:24

One man gives freely, yet gains even more;
another withholds unduly, but comes to poverty.

22. Proverbs 11:25

A generous man will prosper;
he who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.

23. Deuteronomy 8:18

But remember the LORD your God, for it is he who gives you the ability to produce wealth, and so confirms his covenant, which he swore to your forefathers, as it is today.

24. Proverbs 11:28

Whoever trusts in his riches will fall,
but the righteous will thrive like a green leaf.

25. Genesis 26:13

The man became rich, and his wealth continued to grow until he became very wealthy.

26. Genesis 26:12

Isaac planted crops in that land and the same year reaped a hundredfold, because the LORD blessed him.

27. Proverbs 12:9

Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant
than pretend to be somebody and have no food.

28. 2 Kings 12:4

Joash said to the priests, “Collect all the money that is brought as sacred offerings to the temple of the LORD-the money collected in the census, the money received from personal vows and the money brought voluntarily to the temple.

29. 2 Kings 12:10

Whenever they saw that there was a large amount of money in the chest, the royal secretary and the high priest came, counted the money that had been brought into the temple of the LORD and put it into bags.

30. Genesis 47:15

When the money of the people of Egypt and Canaan was gone, all Egypt came to Joseph and said, “Give us food. Why should we die before your eyes? Our money is used up.”

31. Isaiah 55:1

“Come, all you who are thirsty, come to the waters; and you who have no money, come, buy and eat! Come, buy wine and milk without money and without cost.

32. 2 Kings 12:16

The money from the guilt offerings and sin offerings was not brought into the temple of the LORD; it belonged to the priests.

33. Acts 8:20

Peter answered: “May your money perish with you, because you thought you could buy the gift of God with money!

34. Genesis 47:14

Joseph collected all the money that was to be found in Egypt and Canaan in payment for the grain they were buying, and he brought it to Pharaoh’s palace.

35. Matthew 25:27

Well then, you should have put my money on deposit with the bankers, so that when I returned I would have received it back with interest.

36. Luke 9:3

He told them: “Take nothing for the journey-no staff, no bag, no bread, no money, no extra tunic.

37. Mark 12:41

Jesus sat down opposite the place where the offerings were put and watched the crowd putting their money into the temple treasury. Many rich people threw in large amounts.

38. Mark 14:11

They were delighted to hear this and promised to give him money. So he watched for an opportunity to hand him over.

39. Acts 8:18

When Simon saw that the Spirit was given at the laying on of the apostles’ hands, he offered them money.

40. Matthew 25:18

But the man who had received the one talent went off, dug a hole in the ground and hid his master’s money.

41. Luke 19:23

Why then didn’t you put my money on deposit, so that when I came back, I could have collected it with interest?’

42. Luke 19:15

“He was made king, however, and returned home. Then he sent for the servants to whom he had given the money, in order to find out what they had gained with it.

43. 2 Kings 12:13

The money brought into the temple was not spent for making silver basins, wick trimmers, sprinkling bowls, trumpets or any other articles of gold or silver for the temple of the LORD;

44. Exodus 22:25

“If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest.

45. Matthew 28:15

So the soldiers took the money and did as they were instructed. And this story has been widely circulated among the Jews to this very day.

46. Ecclesiastes 7:12

Wisdom is a shelter as money is a shelter, but the advantage of knowledge is this: that wisdom preserves the life of its possessor.

47. Luke 22:5

They were delighted and agreed to give him money.

48. Mark 6:8

These were his instructions: “Take nothing for the journey except a staff-no bread, no bag, no money in your belts.

bible verses about money

49. 2 Kings 12:8

The priests agreed that they would not collect any more money from the people and that they would not repair the temple themselves.

50. Nehemiah 5:4

Still others were saying, “We have had to borrow money to pay the king’s tax on our fields and vineyards.

51. 2 Kings 12:15

They did not require an accounting from those to whom they gave the money to pay the workers, because they acted with complete honesty.

52. 2 Chronicles 34:14

While they were bringing out the money that had been taken into the temple of the LORD, Hilkiah the priest found the Book of the Law of the LORD that had been given through Moses.

53. Exodus 30:16

Receive the atonement money from the Israelites and use it for the service of the Tent of Meeting. It will be a memorial for the Israelites before the LORD, making atonement for your lives.”

54. John 2:14

In the temple courts he found men selling cattle, sheep and doves, and others sitting at tables exchanging money.

55. Proverbs 7:20

He took his purse filled with money and will not be home till full moon.”

56. Deuteronomy 23:19

Do not charge your brother interest, whether on money or food or anything else that may earn interest.

57. Esther 4:7

Mordecai told him everything that had happened to him, including the exact amount of money Haman had promised to pay into the royal treasury for the destruction of the Jews.

58. Genesis 47:16

“Then bring your livestock,” said Joseph. “I will sell you food in exchange for your livestock, since your money is gone.”

59. Ecclesiastes 10:19

A feast is made for laughter, and wine makes life merry, but money is the answer for everything.

60. Isaiah 55:2

Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.

61. Ezra 7:17

With this money be sure to buy bulls, rams and male lambs, together with their grain offerings and drink offerings, and sacrifice them on the altar of the temple of your God in Jerusalem.

62. Ezra 3:7

Then they gave money to the masons and carpenters, and gave food and drink and oil to the people of Sidon and Tyre, so that they would bring cedar logs by sea from Lebanon to Joppa, as authorized by Cyrus king of Persia.

63. Nehemiah 5:10

I and my brothers and my men are also lending the people money and grain. But let the exacting of usury stop!

64. 2 Timothy 3:2

People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

65. 2 Kings 22:9

Then Shaphan the secretary went to the king and reported to him: “Your officials have paid out the money that was in the temple of the LORD and have entrusted it to the workers and supervisors at the temple.”

66. 2 Kings 22:7

But they need not account for the money entrusted to them, because they are acting faithfully.”

67. 2 Kings 12:11

When the amount had been determined, they gave the money to the men appointed to supervise the work on the temple. With it they paid those who worked on the temple of the LORD-the carpenters and builders,

68. 2 Chronicles 34:17

They have paid out the money that was in the temple of the LORD and have entrusted it to the supervisors and workers.”

69. Leviticus 25:37

You must not lend him money at interest or sell him food at a profit.

70. Numbers 3:49

So Moses collected the redemption money from those who exceeded the number redeemed by the Levites.

71. 2 Chronicles 24:5

He called together the priests and Levites and said to them, “Go to the towns of Judah and collect the money due annually from all Israel, to repair the temple of your God. Do it now.” But the Levites did not act at once.

72. 2 Chronicles 34:9

They went to Hilkiah the high priest and gave him the money that had been brought into the temple of God, which the Levites who were the doorkeepers had collected from the people of Manasseh, Ephraim and the entire remnant of Israel and from all the people of Judah and Benjamin and the inhabitants of Jerusalem.

73. 2 Kings 15:20

Menahem exacted this money from Israel. Every wealthy man had to contribute fifty shekels of silver to be given to the king of Assyria. So the king of Assyria withdrew and stayed in the land no longer.

74. Exodus 21:11

If he does not provide her with these three things, she is to go free, without any payment of money.

75. Micah 3:11

Her leaders judge for a bribe, her priests teach for a price, and her prophets tell fortunes for money. Yet they lean upon the LORD and say, “Is not the LORD among us? No disaster will come upon us.”

76. 1 Timothy 3:3

not given to drunkenness, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

77. Matthew 21:12

Jesus entered the temple area and drove out all who were buying and selling there. He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.

78. Numbers 3:48

Give the money for the redemption of the additional Israelites to Aaron and his sons.”

79. Numbers 3:51

Moses gave the redemption money to Aaron and his sons, as he was commanded by the word of the LORD.

80. Isaiah 52:3

For this is what the LORD says: “You were sold for nothing, and without money you will be redeemed.”

81. Hebrews 13:5

Keep your lives free from the love of money and be content with what you have, because God has said, “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.”

82. Psalm 15:5

who lends his money without usury and does not accept a bribe against the innocent. He who does these things will never be shaken.

83. 2 Kings 22:4

“Go up to Hilkiah the high priest and have him get ready the money that has been brought into the temple of the LORD, which the doorkeepers have collected from the people.

84. Leviticus 22:11

But if a priest buys a slave with money, or if a slave is born in his household, that slave may eat his food.

85. Genesis 17:23

On that very day Abraham took his son Ishmael and all those born in his household or bought with his money, every male in his household, and circumcised them, as God told him.

86. Genesis 17:13

Whether born in your household or bought with your money, they must be circumcised. My covenant in your flesh is to be an everlasting covenant.

87. Luke 16:14

The Pharisees, who loved money, heard all this and were sneering at Jesus.

88. 2 Chronicles 24:14

When they had finished, they brought the rest of the money to the king and Jehoiada, and with it were made articles for the LORD’s temple: articles for the service and for the burnt offerings, and also dishes and other objects of gold and silver. As long as Jehoiada lived, burnt offerings were presented continually in the temple of the LORD.

89. Ecclesiastes 5:10

Whoever loves money never has money enough; whoever loves wealth is never satisfied with his income. This too is meaningless.

90. Mark 14:5

It could have been sold for more than a year’s wages and the money given to the poor.” And they rebuked her harshly.

91. Esther 3:11

“Keep the money,” the king said to Haman, “and do with the people as you please.”

92. 1 Corinthians 16:2

On the first day of every week, each one of you should set aside a sum of money in keeping with his income, saving it up, so that when I come no collections will have to be made.

93. Proverbs 17:16

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?

94. Luke 7:41

“Two men owed money to a certain moneylender. One owed him five hundred denarii, and the other fifty.

95. Luke 19:13

So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. ‘Put this money to work,’ he said, ‘until I come back.’

96. Genesis 42:35

As they were emptying their sacks, there in each man’s sack was his pouch of silver! When they and their father saw the money pouches, they were frightened.

97. Proverbs 13:11

Dishonest money dwindles away, but he who gathers money little by little makes it grow.

98. Proverbs 22:2

Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.

99. Proverbs 19:17

He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward him for what he has done.

100. Proverbs 17:16

Of what use is money in the hand of a fool, since he has no desire to get wisdom?


Final Words

These bible verses are just some of the many verses that you can found in the Bible about money, finance, work or even doing business. Let’s read our Bible to get wisdom and knowledge on handling our money. Do you have other Bible verses that you know which are not included in this article? If you know, please leave your comment below. Thanks!

Reference: bible.cc

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